Introduction to Tourism. The phaenomenon and the meaning of religious and pilgrimage tourism

Informazioni sull’Insegnamento
TitoloΕισαγωγή στον Τουρισμό. Το φαινόμενο και η έννοια του θρησκευτικού και προσκυνηματικού τουρισμού / Introduction to Tourism. The phaenomenon and the meaning of religious and pilgrimage tourism
Ciclo / Livello di Studi2. Post Laurea
Semestre di InsegnamentoWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAntonios Giannopoulos
Course ID600020150


Registered students: 62
IndirizzoTipo di FrequenzaSemestreAnnoECTS

Informazioni sull’Insegnamento
Anno Accademico2023 – 2024
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Organizzazione della Didattica
  • A distanza
Materiali Online
Language of Instruction
  • Greco (Insegnamento, Esame)
Abilita’ Generali
  • Applicazione pratica delle conoscenze acquisite
  • Ricerca, analisi e raccolta dati e informazioni, con l’utilizzo di tecnologie adeguate
  • Lavoro autonomo
  • Lavoro in gruppo
  • Lavoro in equipe interdisciplinari
  • Rispetto verso la diversita’ e la multiculturalita’
  • Rispetto verso l’ambiente naturale
Tipologia di Materiale Didattico
  • Libro
  • Appunti
  • Audio
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Uso delle TIC   nell’ insegnamento
Organizzazione dell’Insegnamento
ActivitiesCarico di LavoroECTSIndividualeGruppoErasmus
Studio e analisi bibliografica25
Progetto (project)51
Elaborazione tesina/tesine35
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Prova scritta con soluzione di problemi (Formativa, Sommativa)
  • Presentazione Pubblica (Formativa, Sommativa)
Additional bibliography for study
- Στρατηγική Διοίκηση Τουρισμού, Φιλοξενίας και Εκδηλώσεων, Nigel Evans (2022), Εκδόσεις Κλειδάριθμος - Διοίκηση Φιλοξενίας, Reynolds D., Rahman I., Barrows C. (2024), Έκδοση: BROKEN HILL PUBLISHERS LTD Assiouras, I., Skourtis, G., Giannopoulos, A., Buhalis, D., & Karaosmanoglu, E. (2023). Testing the relationship between value co-creation, perceived justice and guests’ enjoyment. Current Issues in Tourism, 26(4), 587-602. Assiouras, I., Skourtis, G., Giannopoulos, A., Buhalis, D., and Koniordos, M. (2019). Value co-creation and customer citizenship behavior. Annals of Tourism Research, 78, 102742. Assiouras, I., Skourtis, G., Koniordos, M., and Giannopoulos, A.A. (2015). Segmenting East Asian tourists to Greece by travel motivation. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research 20(12), 1389-1410. Avlonitis, G.J., and Giannopoulos, A.A. (2012). Balanced Market Orientation: Qualitative Findings on a Fragile Equilibrium. Managing Service Quality, 22(6), 565-579. Buhalis, D. (2000). Marketing the competitive Destination of the Future. Tourism Management 21(1) 97-116. Buhalis, D. and Costa, C. (2006) Tourism Management Dynamics: Trends, Management and Tools, Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann. Buhalis, D., and Foerste, M. (2015). SoCoMo marketing for travel and tourism: Empowering co-creation of value. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 4(3), 151-161. Enz, C. (2010). Hospitality Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, 2nd Ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. Fletcher, J., Fyall, A., Gilbert, D., and Wanhill, S. (2013). Tourism: Principles and Practice (5th ed.). Harlow: Pearson. Giannopoulos, A., Giakoumaki, C., Pantazi, A., Assiouras, I., Mavragani, E., and Skourtis, G. (2021). Online Travel Inspiration in an unstable world: Balancing Risks and Desires in the Covid-19 era, TOURMAN 2021: 4th International Scientific Conference: Restarting tourism, travel and hospitality: The day after, International Hellenic University, Thessaloniki, Greece, 21-23/05/2021. Giannopoulos, A., Livas, C., Simeli, I., and Achlada, C. (2022). Is destination image instagrammable? Visit intentions and value co-creation through social media content. International Journal of Technology Marketing, 16(4), 349-369. Giannopoulos, A., and Mavragani, E. (2011). Traveling through the Web: A first step toward a comparative analysis of European National Tourism Websites. Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 20(7), 718-739. Giannopoulos, A., Piha, L., and Skourtis, G. (2022). Destination branding and co-creation: a service ecosystem perspective. Journal of Product & Brand Management Destination, 30(1), 148-166. Giannopoulos, A., and Skourtis, G. (2018). En route to the travel service ecosystem: welcomers and travellers on the world map. TOURMAN 2018: 2nd International Scientific Conference: In search of excellence in tourism, travel and hospitality, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Rhodes, Greece, 25-28 October 2018. Giannopoulos, A., Skourtis, G., Kalliga, A., Dontas-Chrysis, D. M., and Paschalidis, D. (2020). Co-creating high-value hospitality services in the tourism ecosystem: Towards a paradigm shift?. Journal of Tourism, Heritage & Services Marketing, 6(2), 3-11. Holloway, J.C. (2006). The Business of Tourism. Prentice Hall, Essex. Kladou, S., Giannopoulos, A.A., and Assiouras, I. (2014). Matching tourism type and destination image perceptions in a country context. Journal of Place Management and Development 7(2), 141-152. Kladou, S., Giannopoulos, A. A., and Mavragani, E. (2015). Destination brand equity research from 2001 to 2012. Tourism analysis, 20(2), 189-200. Kladou S., Psimouli M., Skourtis G., Giannopoulos A., and Eskitark N.H. (2021). Shedding Light Upon the Shadows: Exploring the link between country destination image and dark tourism. In Goodfellow Publishers (eds) Tourism Dynamics: New Perspectives and Changing Directions. Neuhofer, B., Buhalis, D., and Ladkin, A. (2012). Conceptualising technology enhanced destination experiences. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 1(1-2), 36-46. Okumus, F., Altinay, L., and Chathoth, P. (2010), Strategic Management for Hospitality and Tourism, Butterworth-Heinemann. Olsen, M., West, J., Ching Yick Tse, E. (2008), Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry, 3rd Ed.: Pearson Education. Salamoura M., Giannopoulos A., and Moumouri F. (2020). Tourists’ Perceptions and Intended Behavior Thanks to Celebrity Endorsement: Antetokounmpo Invites You to Santorini with Aegean Airlines. In: Kavoura A., Kefallonitis E., Theodoridis P. (eds) Strategic Innovative Marketing and Tourism. Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics. Springer, Cham. Thompson, A., Strickland, A., Gamble, J., (2010). Crafting and Executing Strategy: The quest for competitive advantage, 17th ed.: McGraw-Hill.
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